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Position Director Information and Communication Technology in the Judiciary
Job Reference Number5/2019
Number of Posts 1
Terms of Service Contractual, Three (3) years renewable once subject to satisfactory performance
Work Station NAIROBI
Date registered12-Feb-2019
Opening Date of Advert12-Feb-2019
Closing Date of Advert5-Mar-2019

-For appointment to the position of the Director ICT, an applicant must possess the following qualifications:
- 1. A Master’s degree Computer Science or any other ICT related discipline from a recognized Institution.
- 2. A first degree in Information Technology or its equivalent from a recognized institution.
- 3. A Strategic Leadership Management Course lasting not less than six (6) weeks from a recognized institution,
- 4. Possess at least 3 Professional certifications in ICT.
- 5. Minimum of fifteen (15) years of relevant work experience, five (5) of which should be at senior management level.
Duties and Responsibilities
-The Director ICT is responsible for:-
- 1. Developing ICT budgets, work-plans and procurement plans for the ICT Directorate.
- 2. Managing the utilization of the ICT budgets as per the approved budgets.
- 3. Developing and ensure the implementation of information and communication technology strategies in line with the Judiciary mandate and the Judiciary Transformation Framework.
- 4. Developing and implementation of effective policies, procedures, systems and processes for systems administration and security; judicial applications support; and network administration.
- 5. Advising management of the Judiciary on the development, implementation and maintenance of computerized court process; which include but not limited to Court Management Systems, Digital Audio Recording, Case Management, Virtual Court systems (teleconferencing), document management systems, data capture and recovery systems.
- 6. Developing accountability structures,
- 7. Supervising periodic reporting on projects
- 8. Monitoring the performance for the ICT departments.
- 9. Overseeing the development of ICT plans in coordination with other directorates and departments.
- 10. Preparing specifications for all ICT equipment.
- 11. Oversee and monitor the management of ICT and related service providers.
- 12. Coordinating the provision of timely information communication technology services to other directorate and court stations.
- 13. Keeping and maintaining stock of all ICT inventory of the Judiciary in liaison with procurement department.
- 14. Overseeing periodical checks of the state of ICT equipment and software and submit report to the Chief Registrar.
- 15. Overseeing the development of user training programs and materials and the coordination of ICT training in liaison with the user department.
- 16. Identifying and coordinating annual user ICT requirements which must be confirmed in writing by the user department.
- 17. Identifying staff development requirements and advising Management.
- 18. Implementation of performance management and measurement understanding in the Directorate.
- 19. Allocating work to staff in the directorate.
- 20. Appraising staff.
Important Information
-Interested and qualified persons are asked to make their applications by:-
- (1) Filling an Online Application for Employment Form available at the JSC jobs portal: jobs.judiciary.go.ke. Applicants should upload soft copies of the following documents to the online application:- (a) A letter of application, (b) A detailed and updated curriculum vitae, to include background information such as community service, financial discipline, pro bono activity, involvement as a party in litigation and involvement in political activity including financial contribution to political party
-parties (if any) and criminal record, professional engagement for the last five (5) years, three (3) professional referees and two (2) character references who can verify and comment on the applicant’s past and present employment, (c) Applicant’s three (3) recent coloured passport size photographs, (d) Certified copies of testimonials, professional certificates and academic transcripts. (e) Shortlisted candidates will be required to obtain current clearance certificates from the following bodies:- • Kenya Revenue Authority, • Higher Education Loans Board, • Directorate of Criminal Investigation, • Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission and • A recognized Credit Reference Bureau.
- (2) Applicants are also required to forward one (1) hard copy of the completed Employment Application Form JSC 2 for non-public officers or JSC 2A for public officers which can be downloaded from www.judiciary.go.ke (downloads) and to attach all the documents cited in item No. 1 (a to e)above.
- TO: THE SECRETARY JUDICIAL SERVICE COMMISSION P.O. BOX 40048 – 00100 NAIROBI E-mail: jscsecretariat@jsc.go.ke Commission Secretariat: Reinsurance Plaza. Taifa Road, Podium Floor so as to reach the Commission NOT LATER THAN 5TH MARCH, 2019 AT 5.00 P.M. Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted. Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.
- The Judicial Service Commission is an Equal Opportunity Employer and selects candidates on merit through fair and open competition from the widest range of eligible candidates.